One of Chet Culver’s former foes raised a ruckus earlier today — and the governor snapped back.
Ed Fallon, a Democrat from Des Moines, ran for governor back in 2006 and lost to Culver in the Democratic primary. Fallon ran for congress in 2008 and lost to Democratic Congressman Leonard Boswell.
Fallon sent an email yesterday to his network of supporters and like-minded political activists. In it, Fallon complaining that Governor Culver and his staff are unresponsive and don’t return phone calls. Fallon’s wife went on to say Culver had turned his back on Fallon.
Culver’s deputy chief of staff responded, revealing that Fallon had been asking the governor for a full-time, paid position in the governor’s office. In a terse sentence, Culver spokesman Phil Roeder said: "The position Mr. Fallon seeks does not exist and will not be created."
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